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Peggy Poteat Purgason

April 7, 1936 June 26, 2018
Peggy Poteat Purgason
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Obituary for Peggy Poteat Purgason

Peggy Poteat Purgason, age 82 (“39”) of Danville, VA went home to be with our Lord on June 26, 2018. She was born April 7, 1936 in Danville to the late Elaine Fitch Poteat and the late Hollis Malloy Poteat. Peggy was married to the late Garnett Mason Purgason. She worked as an office manager for Thompson, Inc. for 26 years and was co-owner of “A Touch of Class” catering. Peggy was extensively involved in the community as she was associated with the March of Dimes, Danville Cancer Society, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She loved playing cards, especially Bridge, reading, spending time with family and friends, and cutting a rug. Nanaw had a passion for traveling (especially the beach) and the theater.

Peggy was blessed with two daughters, Tami Ricketts and husband Mark of Chesterfield, Va., and Debi Motley (deceased) of Danville, Va. She is survived by her sister, June Gwynn of Yanceyville, NC, her nephew, Joseph M. Gwynn, three grandchildren, Ryan and Amanda Motley, Anthony and Klare Ricketts, and Laura and Alex Filicko, as well as three great-grandchildren, Wyatt Mason and Oakley Anne Filicko and Jackson Thomas Vanderpool.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. till 1:45 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2018 at Fairview United Methodist Church, Danville, Va.

A funeral service will be held following the visitation at 2:00 p.m on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Fairview United Methodist Church, Danville, Va.

At other times, the family will receive guests at Ryan’s house located at 887 Walnut Creek Road, Danville, Va. 24540.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Purgason family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Friday

29

Jun

12:00 PM 6/29/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:45 PM 6/29/2018 1:45:00 PM
Fairview United Methodist Church

1013 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA 24541

Fairview United Methodist Church
1013 Westover Dr. Danville 24541 VA
United States

Funeral

Friday

29

Jun

2:00 PM 6/29/2018 2:00:00 PM
Fairview United Methodist Church

1013 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA 24541

Fairview United Methodist Church
1013 Westover Dr. Danville 24541 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Danville Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

4849 Riverside Drive Danville 24541 VA
United States
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